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Posted on: October 23, 2018

[ARCHIVED] America Recycles Day


The Statewide Celebration Starts November 1st and Runs Through November 15th

(WAUKESHA, WI) – Waukesha County invites residents to celebrate recycling by taking part in the state and nationwide ‘America Recycles Day’ campaigns. Starting November 1, residents can take advantage of free recycling facility tours and online opportunities to learn about recycling. These events lead up to America Recycles Day on November 15.

“America Recycles Day is an excellent opportunity to remind residents about the environmental and economic benefits of recycling,” said Waukesha County Executive Paul Farrow. “Waukesha County residents are doing a fantastic job of conserving natural resources, while providing tax relief through their recycling efforts.”

Free Recycling Facility Tours

Two opportunities are provided for individuals 10 years of age or older to tour the City of Milwaukee/Waukesha County Materials Recovery Facility for free. The tours are Tuesday, November 6 at noon and Thursday, November 15 at 4:30 PM. Registration and closed-toe shoes are required for this hour-long, hard hat tour of the facility. To register for a free tour, visit

Connect Online

Starting November 1st, the Waukesha County Recycles Facebook page will take part in Wisconsin’s statewide campaign, “12 Days of America Recycles Day,” by featuring tips each day leading up to November 15 and using the hashtag #AmericaRecyclesDay. More information is available at

About America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day, a program of Keep America Beautiful, is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the U.S. More information is available at

Waukesha County Recycles

For more information about recycling in Waukesha County, visit, call 262-896-8300 or download the free Waukesha County Recycles mobile app in Google Play and Apple App Stores. Like Waukesha County Recycles on Facebook and follow us on Twitter!

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